If you’re a backyard gardener, you can probably relate to having large amounts of unharvested vegetables after you’ve grown more than you can possibly use or give to family and friends. If you find yourself in that position this year, you don’t have to just throw that excess produce in the compost pile; you can share it! Fortunately there are many organizations and tools to help you manage your excess produce and enable you to help your neighbors in need. Read more
“When it comes to weight loss, ‘diets’ inherently have a beginning and an end,” says Beth Casey Gold, MS, RD, director of corporate programming for the University of Vermont’s Vtrim Online Weight Management Program. “But the behavioral approach really looks at a sustainable lifestyle change, focusing on the types of changes that people feel they can continue on their own.” Read more
Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Vermont is proud to announce the launch of our new online Member Resource Center, bringing even more online capabilities and resources than ever before to members like you. Read more
As a non-profit independent Blue Cross and Blue Shield plan located in Berlin, just outside of Montpelier, we at Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Vermont (BCBSVT) understand first-hand many of the misperceptions some people have about our company and the health insurance industry in general. With that in mind, we’re introducing a new regular feature in Vigor, called “Did You Know?” to help our members better understand what we’re all about. Read more
On March 23, 2010, President Obama signed into law historic legislation reforming our nation’s health care system, known as the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA). At Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Vermont (BCBSVT) many of these changes are in progress and some have already been implemented. Here is what you can expect to see over the next few months and years.
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Introducing Our Online Member Resource Center
Clearing the Air: Introducing “Did You Know?”
Shaping Your Future:
The Behavioral Change Approach to Weight Loss
Sharing the Bounty of Summer
Health Care Reform Update
Preferred Brand-name Drug List
More Useful Info Online
Is Case Management Right for You?
Member Rights and Responsibilities